Travelling overseas for cancer treatment is of great concern for the patient and his family. Taking the right step and following a systematic approach towards treatment of cancer is always fruitful & effective. This new patient guide is aimed at helping you to understand the complete process & evaluate your option for a comprehensive cancer treatment under one roof.
We at International Oncology Cancer Centre, work to provide you the best doctors & world class cancer care facility keeping the cost affordable. We want to make your stay in India as easy and worry-free as possible.
By following these steps, you will help to ensure that our team knows as much about you as possible before you and your family travels to India:
While you are here, your family will be assigned a case coordinator and a financial counselor who will work with you to get you and your family the best care and service possible. Your family’s case coordinator and designated financial counselor will help you to review details of your appointment, verify all financial information, provide an orientation of International Oncology Cancer Centre and answer any questions you may have.
In addition, here are some general tips to help your first appointment go smoothly.
Gather any necessary information: Many patients are surprised by the amount of preparation needed for the first appointment. Cancer is a complex illness, and every case is different; it’s important for us to have as much information about your case as possible.
Medical Reports: Please carry all your medical reports to your first appointment. This information will be very important for your physician to review.
Pathology Material: It is imperative that you bring your pathology material (glass slides and/or paraffin blocks) to your appointment. You may be asked to mail the material prior to your appointment and further instructions will be provided by your International Patient Assistant if this is the case.
Diagnostic Imaging: Please make sure to bring the films and/or CD ROMs (DICOM compatible) of the diagnostic testing (CAT scan, MRI, PET scan, Ultrasound, Mammogram, X-ray, etc.) relevant to your diagnosis so that you are able to show these to the physician during your first visit. You may be asked to mail this material prior to your appointment and further instructions will be provided by your International Patient Assistant if this is the case.
Registration: All the patients on Med Visa or MEDX visa shall have to register themselves with Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) within 14 days of arrival. The Pak national on Med visa or MEDX visa shall have to register themselves with DCP, Special Branch, Delhi Police Bhawan, Asaf Ali Road, Delhi within 24 hours. The Afghan Nationals shall register with FRRO Delhi within 7 days on arrival. (Through our International Patient Care Services Team).
FORM-C” For Inpatients: The hospitals are also legally bound to provide particulars of such foreigners in the prescribed “C-Form” to the FRRO, Delhi/NCR/Mumbai. It is the duty of the hospital authority to advise the foreign patients either admitted in the hospital or taking treatment by staying outside the hospital to get himself/herself registered with the FRRO, Delhi/NCR/Mumbai and also to send their “C-Form”. In case, the foreign patient or his attendant is not staying in the hospital than also they should be advised the necessity of sending C-Form through the owner of the premises/hotels where they are staying. Filling the said C-Form online and Submission of the hard copy along with generated report to FRRO office is the duty of our International Patient Care Service Team.
Visa extension: Visa extension should be on the advice of the treating doctor (on his letter-head) duly signed by him and countersigned by the Medical Superintendent of the hospital.